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F1 owners purchase MotoGP and Sainz's future predicted – RacingNews365 Review

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It has officially been announced that F1 owners Liberty Media has completed an 86% takeover of MotoGP, with current owners Dorna retaining just 14%.

Liberty Media has not simply acquired the huge percentage of MotoGP, with the owners of F1 having acquired 86% of Dorna, who also own MotoGP's junior categories as well as World Superbikes and the new FIM Women’s Circuit Racing World Championship.

READ MORE: F1 owner completes MotoGP takeover

MotoGP 'perfect fit' for F1 owner – Liberty Media CEO

CEO of F1 owner Liberty Media Greg Maffei has revealed that the company view's MotoGP as a "perfect fit" for them, following the company's 86% takeover.

It was announced on Monday morning that Liberty Media had acquired 86% of MotoGP's parent company Dorna, who is based in Madrid, Spain.

READ MORE: MotoGP 'perfect fit' for F1 owner – Liberty Media CEO

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Ex-F1 team owner predicts Sainz's next move

Ex-Formula 1 team owner Eddie Jordan has predicted Carlos Sainz will join compatriot Fernando Alonso at Aston Martin for the 2025 season.

Sainz is currently seeking a new home for next year after Ferrari opted to sign Lewis Hamilton.

READ MORE: Ex-F1 team owner predicts Sainz's next move

Horner reveals immediate Verstappen reaction to Australia DNF

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has detailed how Max Verstappen reacted to his non-finish at the Australian Grand Prix.

Verstappen's 43-race streak of consecutive finishes, which is the second-longest run in F1 history, ended when his right rear brake suffered a terminal issue.

READ MORE: Horner reveals immediate Verstappen reaction to Australia DNF

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Norris reveals key challenge facing McLaren at Suzuka

Lando Norris has detailed that Ferrari’s step forward this season will threaten McLaren’s hope of returning to the podium at the Japanese Grand Prix.

McLaren scored a double-podium at Suzuka last season with Norris and team-mate Oscar Piastri crossing the line in second and third place respectively.

READ MORE: Norris reveals key challenge facing McLaren at Suzuka

Bearman reveals pre-debut text message from former world champion

Oliver Bearman has revealed that Sebastian Vettel texted him before his debut in the recent Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, where he finished in a staggering seventh position.

The Prema F2 driver was thrown into the deep end at Ferrari ahead of third practice, following confirmation that Carlos Sainz had been transported to hospital to undergo an appendectomy.

READ MORE: Bearman reveals pre-debut text message from former world champion

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